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Audio Visual Technician - GA

Division: Howard Technology Solutions
Location: Atlanta, GA
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

Howard Technology Solutions is a rapidly expanding technology solutions provider for the K-12, Higher Education, Government and Commercial markets. HTS is looking for a motivated, well-organized AV Technician to join our team. An AV Technician must possess good communication skills, general knowledge of AV best practices & standards, basic knowledge of signal flow, ability to troubleshoot system/service issues, and experience in installing, testing and commissioning custom commercial AV integrated systems.

Responsibilities

  • Review project documentation and consult with project manager to gain complete understanding of installation requirements
    • Install AV systems gear including flat-screen displays, video projectors, projection screens, speakers, microphones, amplifier control systems, equipment racks, etc. using industry best practices as per project Scope of Work
    • Provide on-site service for installed AV systems
    • Verify delivery status of gear shipped to job site
    • Maintain clear and efficient communication between customers and project management
    • Ability to effectively lead sub-contractors on the job-site
    • Provide on-site support as needed for off-site programming resources
    • Responsible for updating the Project Manager on installation progress

Skills/Qualifications

  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Strong communication skills
    • Experience with installing, testing and commissioning custom audio, video and control systems
    • Ability to diagnose/troubleshoot and resolve various service issues related to Integrated AV systems
    • Strong knowledge of signal flow, audio/video signal types, cabling, connector types and associated terminations procedures
    • Must be able to read and follow AV system schematics and supporting documentation (CAD drawings, blueprints, and manuals)
    • Availability to travel as needed throughout designated territories and sometimes into bordering states. Reliable transportation is required. Some overnight travel may be needed
    • Familiarity with commercial product lines including (but not limited to) Crestron, Extron, Epson, Samsung, Vaddio, AMX, Biamp and DaLite

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Ability to climb ladders
    • Ability to lift at least 40 lbs.
    • Ability to work at extreme heights, ranging +/- 60 feet
    • Ability to travel within designated territory, including some overnight travel
    • Ability to perform installs while working on man-lifts

    SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
    • At least 1 year of commercial AV experience is preferred
    • Documented experience installing and commissioning small to medium AV systems
    • A thorough, demonstrable understanding of systems integration techniques
    • Basic understanding of IP networking
    • General CTS is preferred. Must be able to obtain CTS-I within 24 months.
    • Experience in MS Office

    COMPENSATION:
    • Salary + Paid Overtime

Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required Experienced (Non-Manager)
Experience Required 1+ to 2 years
Education Required High School Diploma
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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